(800) 562-2139 www.greyhouse.com GET ONLINE ACCESS WITH YOUR PRINT BUY! 8 General Reference Current Events EDITION Political Corruption in America An Encyclopedia of Scandals, Power & Greed “Political Corruption in America has no equal… highly recommended for reference collections in public libraries, university libraries, history collections, and high schools.” –Library Journal “...this encyclopedia is a useful contribution to the field. Highly recommended.” –CHOICE “Political Corruption should be useful in most academic, high school, and public libraries.” –Booklist Third Edition | January 2018 | Two Volumes, 850 pages | Hardcover | ISBN 978-1-68217-548-4 | $255 Includes Free Online Access on the Salem Press Platform This dynamic, two-volume reference work covers the complete scandal- filled history of American political corruption. Over 350 information-packed entries explore the people, crimes, investigations and court cases behind 200 years of political scandals. Highlights of this new third edition include: • 400 A-Z entries, with See Also references that knit together people, cases & crimes throughout the two volumes; • New entries in this updated edition cover such scandals as ethics violations, falsifying election signatures, bribery, perjury, wire fraud, extortion, racketeering, Russian hacking during the 2016 Presidential election, hush money, embezzelment, gun trafficking and more; • Nine helpful Appendices provide important overviews of scandal groups (governors, senators, procedural rules and more); • A full range of Graphics, including political cartoons, photos, along with graphs and tables provide more context; • A comprehensive, in-depth Historical Chronology of major political scandals in US history, from colonial times to the present; • An expanded Primary Documents section provides important and immediate resources for researchers; and • An annotated Bibliography & Suggested Readings round out the rich resources available in these two volumes. Students, scholars, and other readers interested in American history, political science, and ethics will appreciate this survey of a wide range of corrupting influences. This title focuses on how politicians from all parties have fallen because of their greed and hubris, and how society has used electoral and judicial means against those who tested the accepted standards of political conduct. An important look at how our political system developed and changed and the forces that compelled these changes. With its comprehensive coverage of this interesting topic, this new edition of Political Corruption in America: An Encyclopedia of Scandals, Power, and Greed will prove to be a useful addition to the reference collections of all public libraries, university libraries, history collections, political science collections and high schools. THIRD EDITION